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Francis Beaumont Selected Plays

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ISBN-10: 1406791830

ISBN-13: 9781406791839

Edition: N/A

Authors: Francis Beaumont

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Six of the best-known and most representative plays by Beaumont and Fletcher are contained in this volume. The first three are the work of Beaumont ad Fletcher in collaboration the last three are ascribed to Fletcher alone. There is a glossary at the end of the volume.Keywords: Beaumont Six Of The Best Collaboration Glossary
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List price: $34.99
Publisher: Read Books
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 496
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.50" long x 1.11" tall
Weight: 1.386
Language: English

Francis Beaumont (1584-1616) and his collaborator John Fletcher (1579-1625) wrote some of the most popular dramas of Elizabethan England. Beaumont and Fletcher began to work together in about 1606 and continued their partnership until Beaumont's retirement in 1613. Beaumont apparently was the primary plotter of their plays, while Fletcher had a strong flair for language. Their comedies and tragedies include The Woman Hater, The Coxcomb, A Maid's Tragedy, The Knight of the Burning Pestle, Wit Without Money, and Philaster, Or Love Lies A Bleeding. Fletcher authored several other plays alone, such as the comedy The Wild Goose Chase (1621) and the tragedy Bonduca (1614). Cardenio, or the Second…